calculate

Pronunciation

Verb

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Pronunciation

- IPA: /ˈkælkjʊleɪt/, /ˈkælkjəleɪt/

Verb

**calculate** (calculates, *present participle* calculating; *past and past participle* calculated)

- (
*transitive, mathematics*) To determine the value of something or the solution to something by a mathematical process.**Calculate**the square root of 3 to 10 decimal places.

- (
*intransitive, mathematics*) To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process; reckon. - (
*intransitive, US, dialect*) To plan; to expect; to think. - To ascertain or predict by mathematical or astrological computations the time, circumstances, or other conditions of; to forecast or compute the character or consequences of.
**1591**, William Shakespeare, “The Second Part of Henry the Sixt, […]”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act IV, scene i]:- A cunning man did
**calculate**my birth.

*to***calculate**or cast one's nativity

- To adjust for purpose; to adapt by forethought or calculation; to fit or prepare by the adaptation of means to an end.
- [Religion] is […]
**calculated**for our benefit.

- [Religion] is […]

*to***calculate**a system of laws for the government and protection of a free people

- (
*determine value of or solution to*) compute, reckon (*old*), work out - (
*determine values or solutions*) compute, reckon (*old*)

- French: calculer
- German: kalkulieren, berechnen, ausrechnen
- Italian: calcolare
- Portuguese: calcular
- Russian: вычисля́ть
- Spanish: calcular

- German: kalkulieren, sich etwas ausrechnen
- Spanish: (
*transitive*) calcular

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